Top 5 Questions: March 21, 2014
Each night the Elias Sports Bureau fields questions from broadcasters, reporters and other members of the media.
Here are the top five questions (and answers) from last night.
Q: Who are the last few rookies to collect 20+ points and 20+ rebounds in a game?
|PTS||REB||DATE||PLAYER, TEAM||GAME RESULT|
|23||20||2/7/1996||Joe Smith, G.S.||GS 95 vs CHI 99|
|26||21||3/22/1998||Tim Duncan, S.A.||SA 93 vs PHO 83|
|28||21||1/13/2010||DeJuan Blair, S.A.||SA 109 at OKC 108|
|27||23||4/14/2010||DeJuan Blair, S.A.||SA 89 at DAL 96|
|22||21||3/20/2014||Gorgui Dieng, Min.||MIN 106 at HOU 129|
Q: Who was the last NBA player to produce a 20-20 game (points-rebounds) within his first three starts? (Gorgui Dieng did this tonight)
A: Enes Kanter, 3/1/2013 (second career start)
Q: Bradley Beal has 8 straight games making at least 2 three-pointers. Where does this rank among current active streaks?
15, Kevin Love, Min.
8, Bradley Beal, Was.
8, Kevin Durant, OKC.
7, Jose Calderon, Dal.
Q: What are the longest streaks of games with multiple three-pointers for a Wizards/Bullets player? (within a single season)
|11||Gilbert Arenas, Was.||12/6/2006 through 12/27/2006|
|11||Chris Whitney, Was.||1/4/2001 through 1/26/2001|
Q: Can you list the highest percentage of a player's season total of field goals that were assisted by a particular teammate? (minimum: 100 FG)
|Trevor Ariza||John Wall||41.7|
|Jared Dudley||Chris Paul||40.1|
|Al Horford||Jeff Teague||37.8|
|Dante Cunningham||J.J. Barea||37.3|
|Terrence Ross||Kyle Lowry||35.9|